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recent thoughts & eats

my moleskin is currently littered with half-recipes, disjointed thoughts & incomplete lists of ingredients for said half-recipes. try as i may to keep track of what i put in my face, the past few months have been too much of … Continue reading

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apple pizza with brie, onion jam & kale

it’s apple season, otherwise known as the hot-blooded winter heart’s second-favorite time of year. i love all seasons, but i’ve always been an autumn girl, gladly embracing the busyness of a new school year, stashing my sundresses & bikinis without … Continue reading

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brown rice bowl with tahini miso dressing

to not share what i made for dinner with you last night would just be criminal. it was one of the best dinners i’ve made in awhile–brown rice tossed in a tahini miso dressing with tangy undertones of lemon & … Continue reading

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veggie lo mein

i can’t tell you how many times this year i’ve craved a good bowl (or takeout box) of veggie lo mein! it happens at least once a month, sometimes when i’m up late doing schoolwork & too busy to cook. … Continue reading

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quinoa tabbouleh

i think it’s finally safe to say that summer’s come. it’s been deliciously warm the past few days & my body has officially switched from craving warm, hearty, heavier meals to craving cold, zesty, lighter ones. tonight’s dinner fit the … Continue reading

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spring vegetable tart with thyme & gruyere

saturday morning was cold & rainy. after waking up early for a run, i took a hot shower, bundled up & headed to the farmer’s market. armed with cups of hot tea & fresh pastries from stella’s bakery (apple turnover … Continue reading

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chicken salad with tarragon

i know it’s not quite summer yet, but i was hit hard this week by a craving for chicken salad. it’s the quintessential summer dish–light, yet filling, with the delectable crunch of green onions & celery. i also like the … Continue reading

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spinach salad with pears, grapes, blue cheese & pistachios

i’ve been trying to eat more greens, but i always feel so uninspired when it comes to making salads. after resurrecting an old college fav–the signature salad from cosi–for a takeout dinner last week, i knew what would be in … Continue reading

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roasted eggplant with garlic buttermilk sauce & pomegranate seeds

it took me awhile to figure out what to write about this afternoon, since i’ve had so much good food since last we met.  nathan was here over the weekend & took me to lombardino’s for a birthday dinner on … Continue reading

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herb-stuffed tomatoes

another day, another recipe from plenty. one thing i love about ottolenghi’s cooking style is the obvious influence that growing up in the middle east has had on him–there are plenty of middle eastern herb combinations & lots of olives. no … Continue reading

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